FM 23-8 U.S. Rifle 7.62-MM, M14 1959-12
Changes from 1962-08-15.
"This manual is a guide for commanders and instructors in presenting instruction and training in the mechanical operation of the M14 rifle. It includes a detailed description of the rifle and its general characteristics; procedures for detailed disassembly and assembly; an explanation of functioning; a discussion of the types of stoppages and the immediate action applied to reduce them; a description of the ammunition used; and instructions on the care, cleaning, and handling of both the weapon and ammunition."
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